Introduction to Psychology (Intensive)

PSY 1550 6 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Quarter
Description Combines the content of PSY 1010 and PSY 1210. Defines psychology as the study of behavior and mental processes. Explores the fundamental principles and issues of contemporary scientific psychology, which are approached as a method of inquiry as well as a body of knowledge. Provides an overview and integration of the diverse approaches to the study of behavior and mental processes and provides a basis for more advanced study in the disciplines of psychology. Examines the origins and methods of psychology, biological foundations, consciousness, cognition and language, and learning and memory. Focuses on the developmental aspects of the life cycle of human beings. Explores child, adolescent, and adult development; growth and the life cycle; language; mental abilities; sensory and perceptual processes; and social interaction.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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